Archive for the 'Story Starters' Category

The Horse and Deer – Picture a Story

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Look at the sculptures in this picture – are they just sculptures? Do the creatures know each other? Who made them and why? Think on these questions or any others you can think of and get writing Picture a story is a series of photo prompts I post to help fellow writers… get writing. The […]

Beetle Attack – Picture a Story

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Use this photo as story inspiration – is the beetle real? Is it eating or caring for the children? Who is the “bad guy”?

Wine Bottle Candle – Picture a Story

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Picture a story is a little writing exercise that I sometimes put up to help other writers. I share pictures which are either photographs I have taken or artworks I have created as aids to story ideas. Look at the image what does it say to you? What is the story behind this candle? Does […]

Braided Hair – Picture a Story

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Picture a story is a writing exercise we post to help other writers – look at the image above, does it spark any story ideas? If not start by just describing what you see

Sky Turtle – Picture a Story

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Here is a picture to help inspire a story – what does it suggest to you?

School Bear – Picture a Story

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Picture a story is a writing aid to other writers – I share photos or pictures I’ve drawn to help inspirer other artists. Sometimes a story will just leap to mind when you see an image other times it is not so easy and you just have to start by describing what you see. This […]

Rainbows and Rivets – Picture a Story

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Please use this picture to help inspire or start a story or poem. Picture a Story is where I share my photography or art work or occasionally a guest bloggers work. This one is the rainbow wing of a glass and metal butterfly – I liked the contrasts.

Halloween Story Starters

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

A little something for fellow writers out there who maybe a little stuck – these are story starters just write down or copy and continue the story. I’ve had lots of success using mine and other peoples story starters – they are there for free for you These ones are halloween themed mwhahahahahahaha. 1) Her […]

Summer Story Starters

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

These are starting sentences that writers can use to get the process of story telling going. Pick a line and write the story to go with it 1) It was hot, the sunlight kicked off of the concrete and hit a blinding hammer… 2) The sand was so fine it stuck to her feet, squidged […]

Stubby Marathon

Friday, July 24th, 2015

I found I can do a bit of long hand writing so as part of Camp NaNo me and my 9 yr old have decided that we are going to have a Stubby Marathon. Yes I did just make that up! The plan is that we start out with a ream of paper and a […]